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Barker, Edmund Henry (1788–1839), classical scholar and editor, was born at Hollym vicarage, in the East Riding of Yorkshire, on 22 December 1788, the eldest son of Robert Barker (1750–1816), vicar of Hollym-with-Withernsea, and his wife, Ann, née Atkinson (d. 1829). After receiving his schooling at ...

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Burley, Walter (b. 1274/5, d. in or after 1344), philosopher and commentator on Aristotle, was born (on the evidence of a note in one of his own works which records his age as sixty-two in 1337) in 1274 or 1275, possibly either at ...

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Conches, William de (c. 1085–c. 1154), grammarian and commentator on classical texts, derived from Conches in south-east Normandy. The most important source for his life is the Metalogicon of John of Salisbury, who studied under William between 1138 and 1141. John says that ...

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Grierson [née Crawley], Constantia (1704/5–1732), classical scholar and editor, was born in co. Kilkenny of 'poor illiterate country people' (Pilkington, 1.17) and was tutored in Hebrew, Greek, Latin, English, and French by her local vicar. She was also knowledgeable in mathematics, and her mother insisted that she became efficient in needlework. According to ...

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Lloyd, William Watkiss (1813–1893), classical and literary scholar, the second son of David Lloyd of Newcastle under Lyme, was born at Homerton, Middlesex, on 11 March 1813. He was educated at the grammar school in Newcastle under Lyme, and made so much progress that the master, the ...

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Mackail, John William (1859–1945), classical scholar, literary critic, and poet, was born at Ascog in the parish of Kingarth, Isle of Bute, on 26 August 1859, the only son and second child of the Revd John Mackail, a Free Church minister who, after service in ...

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John William Mackail (1859–1945) by Elliott & Fry © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Palmer, Arthur (1841–1897), classical scholar and critic, was born at Guelph, Ontario, Canada, on 14 September 1841, the sixth child of the Ven. Arthur Palmer, archdeacon of Toronto, and his first wife, Hester Madeline Crawford. He was educated first by his father, then at the ...